suicide and free speech

An interesting issue as a lot of countries prohibit assisting suicide but not suicide itself. Moreover, criminal actions are rarely made of speech only; complicity for example requires something else than mere talking and there is an assumption of personal contact, a one to one contact rather than general advertisement.

Is It Illegal To Tell People How To Commit Suicide Online? (TechDirt, 14 May 2010)

About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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